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Rescuers say they've recovered 39 bodies from the massive March 22 mudslide and are still searching for four others.
April 18, 2014
Airbnb and other rental websites have made billions marketing existing housing to tourists — hotel tax free. Soon, Airbnb will start collecting tax in New York City, San Francisco and Portland, Ore.
April 18, 2014
The story of fliers ordering Jews to register with the separatists stoked fears of anti-Semitism. But Jews in the Ukrainian town say the orders aren't real and were intended as political provocation.
April 18, 2014
Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
April 18, 2014
More than 13 Nepalese climbers died while preparing a route on Mount Everest for Western climbers. Grayson Schaffer of Outside Magazine explains that local porters and guides bear the brunt of the danger on these extreme climbs.
April 18, 2014
It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.
April 18, 2014
The port town of Bayonne in France's Basque region is known for its colorful food and culture. But since the Middle Ages, the town's name has become synonymous with its famous ham.
April 18, 2014
Federal agencies are getting more time to review the controversial project, the State Department says, given an ongoing legal battle in Nebraska over whether the pipeline could pass through there.
April 18, 2014
South Korean authorities arrested the captain of the ferry that sank on Wednesday. Whenever a captain comes back and passengers don't, it's seen as shameful behavior.
April 18, 2014
One of the most respected figures in Latin music, the salsa singer had deep roots in both Puerto Rico and New York, where he influenced a younger generation of musicians.
April 18, 2014
After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said it was reducing its target catch to just 210 animals.
April 18, 2014
We hard-boiled them. We donned blindfolds. And we chowed down. In our eggsperiment, can you guess which bird prevailed in the ultimate showdown of duck vs. chicken?
April 18, 2014
Governors in both parties routinely run for re-election while keeping coy about the White House. But there's no question what's on the Wisconsin governor's mind, long term.
April 18, 2014
Governors in both parties routinely run for re-election while keeping coy about the White House. But there's no question what's on the Wisconsin governor's mind, long-term.
April 18, 2014
Odorless and discreet, vaporizer pens for pot are growing in popularity. But the devices are a nightmare for parents because they make it hard to know if kids are using marijuana.
April 18, 2014
The magnitude-7.2 temblor's epicenter was about 80 miles northwest of Acapulco, but it shook up residents in the capital, Mexico City.
April 18, 2014
From a Top Gun sequel starring drones to Howard University's pick of Puff Daddy as its commencement speaker, the Barbershop guys weigh in on the week's news.
April 18, 2014
A shortage of gefilte fish is causing panic in the middle of Passover. But New York Times reporter Matt Chaban says some observant Jews are OK with not having to eat the love-it-or-hate-it appetizer.
April 18, 2014
President of the Muslim Democratic Club of New York Linda Sarsour discusses why she wants the city's public schools to close on holidays like Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.
April 18, 2014
In the fight against Islamic extremism, the president of the Muslim Public Affairs Council says that intervention within the community is more effective than external surveillance and secrecy.
April 18, 2014

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